Music Library Staff

Audio E-reserve Procedure Manual

Your task is to locate or create digital content and make it accessible online through PantherCat.

This procedure ensures access to content while preventing illegal downloads.


1. Receive and process faculty request. Faculty Requests

2. Determine if requested items already exist online.

    if YES, note the location (obtain a URL for the item). Finding Items Online

    if NO, you'll have to create the content yourself and load it onto the Madison server, and then note the location. Creating Digital Files and Uploading Files

    3. Organize items into playlists. You'll need the exact file name and/or URL for each item. Playlist Overview

    4.Create or update source code (determines how content appears online). Write/edit Source Code

    5. Send finished web page to Reserve Services Library.

    6. Test links on "live" web page.

    7. Notify faculty member who submitted the request that the e-reserve materials are ready for use.



    Go on to Faculty Requests -->



    If you're interested in how your work plays into the big scheme of things, study the diagram below.

    Overview Notify Reserve Librarian Look for file online Find Online Streaming Audio Find Scores Online Digitize Scores Playlist Overview Write Code Final Checklist